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Oct 5, 2012 7:30am EDT
. government officials are trying to promote use of renewable energy. they introduced a feed, for f.i.t. system, and applies to japanese utilities to buy green energy at prices well above market rates. and, the head of energy and infrastructure for kpmg japan. she shared her views with nhk world's correspondent. >> thank you so much. >> my pleasure. >> three months on from the new ruling, what is your assessment of the impact on the growth of the renewable energy market? >> the government has announced, that, as of the end of august -- the application or approval of the renewable -- energy, ibps, which is a, japanese government, is 1.3 in two months. since the beginning of july. and then what they're expecting for the first year is to -- 2.5 gigawatts. which means in two months, we already passed 50%. of what they're expecting. this really indicates -- the government f.i.t. program was attractive enough. to induce a lot of -- a new entry into the market. >> japan aims to expand its green industry into a $10 trillion market by 2020. even companies outside the energy business, such as telecom ope
Oct 4, 2012 7:00pm PDT
growth. the country has opinion lobeen nuclear power for energy. >> reporter: it's one of biggest plaque outs the world has experienced. in july half of india was left w without power. hundreds of people faced destruction. the capital came to halt. india's government has opinion looking at nuclear power to solve its electricity problem. ambitious plants will have about 20 nuclear reactors built over the next decade. nuclear power related businesses from around the world took part in this exhibition last month. many international companies are showcasing their technology here. the south koreans have one of the biggest stalls. they have the contract to build nuclear reactors. this company uses that order to try and win new business. trns t trns. >> translator: the indian government knows weal that korean technology is economically and safe. we believe we can grab a good share of india's market. >> reporter: most countries have already made deals with india. the nuclear central is facing strong head winds. local people and police clash last month near a nuclear plant under construction. one
Oct 3, 2012 7:00pm PDT
. >> translator: under our new energy policy, the government plans to allow reactors confirmed safe to be put back into operation. we will explain this policy to the host communities. >>> people in japan's northeast are focused on overcoming the challenges of the 2011 disaster. but it won't be easy. they have to rebuild homes, businesses, entire communities. we'll show you their struggles and their successes on "the road ahead," every wednesday at 1:00 p.m. japan time here on "newsline." >>> north korean authorities have been promoting their country to the world even as they remain their guard stance. a top official addressed the ungeneral assembly monday for the first time since kim jong-un took power. he says the new leader has opened the door to a new era. but it is hard to know what's really happening inside north korea and when you get there, separating reality from ruse can be difficult. >> reporter: we've been visiting the north korean capital, pyongyang, since saturday. we went to a popular new attraction on tuesday. staff at this aquarium say this dolphin show started in the summer. the h
Oct 2, 2012 5:00pm PDT
on tuesday. visitors are taking a closeup look at electric vehicles and green energy products. this is what walking sticks may look like in the future. it moves with wheels, and wheels move with a sensor in here. withven slight hand pressure of my hands. major electronic device-maker murata manufacturing co developed this item with a small osaka company that specializes in devices to assist the elderly and the infirm. nearly a quarter of the japanese population is over 65 years of age. there is a growing market for products for the elderly and manufacturers are becoming increasingly innovative. >> translator: i think the senior market will expand as the number of older people increases. there's also demand in europe, the u.s. and other developed countries. >> reporter: this product supports the wearer's joints and muscles. this man can easily carry more than 50 kilograms. the suit-makers say they developed it to help older people working a manual job. many newer blood pressure monito contain embedded remote communication devices. this allows them to instantly transfer data to smartphones or
Oct 4, 2012 7:30am EDT
's energy policy. >> there is limited amount of corn now. and ethanol is still a big buyer. >> reporter: under present circumstances that seems no easy task. a live stock former in nebraska. he has 60 of his 300 head of cattle. to minimize feed costs he now uses less corn in big mixes. so, he is a republican. he is not demanding that the corn restrictions be lifted. >> we are using this right hereafter the ethanol is taken out. to me it is a plus. it is a plus. i am not an advocate of throwing ethanol out the window. >> he is growing corn for live stock feed. while shipping the grain for ethanol use. thanks to the government policy, corn for bioethanol fuel is a key source of stable income for farmers. and since many farmers, the republican party, finding it difficult to press for a change of policy. beef supplies are expected to dwin dwindle in the u.s. this winter. pushing up prices even higher. and take preventative action is likely because beef prices to rise and grain prices to soar worldwide. >>> people in japan's northeast are focused on overcoming the challenges of the 2011 disa
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